unemployment

Levin: Obama Ferguson Summit Only About Promoting Leftism

Breitbart TV

Levin accused Obama of ignoring crime, unemployment, & poor schools in the inner city, "now the nation is focused on another major leftist agenda item, which is 'racist cops.'" He said Obama owns the "unconscionable unemployment rate in our black communities." 

71% of New Jobs Go to Foreign Born Legal, Illegal Immigrants in NH

CNS New Staff

A new report by the Center for Immigration Studies shows that the state with senators (Jeanne Shaheen (D) & Kelly Ayotte (R)) who both voted for the “Gang of Eight” immigration bill has 71% of its job growth going to foreign-born workers, including legal and illegal immigrants

Poll: Dems' Pet Issues Irrelevant to Voters

Awr Hawkins, Breitbart

A recent Gallup poll which asked Americans to name "the most important problem" facing the U.S. shows that pet Dem. issues rank near the bottom of the list. The "economy in general" was the biggest concern at 17%, then "dissatisfaction with gov't" (16%) & "unemployment/jobs" (10%).

At Stake in this Election: Obama's "Aggressive Action" on Illegal Amnesty

Obama's planned, and patently illegal, "executive amnesty" will devastate America's working families, but Labor Secretary Thomas Perez that's OK because amnesty will ensure "shared prosperity."

IRS: Employers Face $36,500 Per Worker OCare Dumping Tax

Wynton Hall, Breitbart

The IRS ruled it will impose a tax penalty on employers of up to $36,500 per worker for dumping employees into the Obamacare exchanges instead of providing insurance.

Part Two of the Real Obama Economy: Obama’s Food Stamp Economy

How can you square an increase in government dependence, a shrinking labor force and endemic long term unemployment with an economic “recovery?" You can't unless you look at it in political, not economic terms.

Actual Unemployment is 37.2%, 'Misery Index' Worst in 40 Years

Paul Bedard, Washington Examiner

Don't believe the happy talk coming out of the White House, Fed. Reserve and Treasury Dept. when it comes to the real unemployment rate and the true “Misery Index.” The figures are a fraud.

Paul: Borrowing Is Weakening the USA

Kasie Hunt, NBCNews.com

"Does it make sense for our country to borrow money from China to give it to the unemployed in America? That is weakening us as a country," Rand Paul said.

Raising Min. Wage Would Hurt Unemployed

Ed Feulner, Heritage Foundation Blog

Several states and municipalities approved local minimum wage hikes, and there's a Congressional proposal to raise it from $7.25 to $10.10 per hour over the next 2 years. It's very bad for the economy as a whole, and for the low-wage workers it is supposed to help.<

Amnesty Doesn't Help Bad Economy

Elizabeth Harrington, Washington Free Beacon

Immigration reform will make matters worse for an already damaged economy, said Sen. Jeff Sessions. “It makes no sense whatsoever to bring in more workers and demand more workers when we’re keeping large numbers of Americans unemployed for extended periods of time funded by the taxpayer through gov't programs.”

Rush: Welfare Boom is Nat'l Crisis

Rush Limbaugh, RushLimbaugh.com

"What kind of perspective must you have to equate 444,000 new Medicaid recipients with success? This is 91.5 million human beings not working. There isn't work for them, and 48 million on food stamps."